Startups http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/startups The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startups en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch There’s one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235421 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235421 Eric Schiffer There’s one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions. 10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235544 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235544 Nina Zipkin The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business. 7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235784 Jason Saltzman There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now... What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Stephen King Lessons from the master of horror can apply to startups, too. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235642 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235642 Janelle Blasdel Lessons from the master of horror can apply to startups, too. Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235446 Bobby Campbell Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed. 4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235669 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235669 Jeff Boss Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand. Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235645 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235645 Kate Taylor Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it. 3 Tools Your Startup Needs to Raise More Money These apps can aid the tedious and onerous task of getting venture capitalists to budge and fund your company's budget. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235630 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235630 John Rampton These apps can aid the tedious and onerous task of getting venture capitalists to budge and fund your company's budget. Whatever You Do, Do NOT Screw Up an Intro Introductions are vital to good networking. Here are 7 ways to not screw it up. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235708 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235708 Jason Saltzman Introductions are vital to good networking. Here are 7 ways to not screw it up. What Helps Entrepreneurs Truck Forward After Massive Loss? There are lessons to learn from every failed startup. But here is one way to make picking up the pieces a bit easier. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235574 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235574 Tanya Benedicto Klich There are lessons to learn from every failed startup. But here is one way to make picking up the pieces a bit easier. Why Your Startup Will Fail: You. The most common preventable failure comes when CEOs are simply not willing to put their companies' needs ahead of their own. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235608 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235608 Steve Tobak The most common preventable failure comes when CEOs are simply not willing to put their companies' needs ahead of their own. Ducking Rubber Bands and Double Takes as the First Female Hire at a Tech Startup A female executive in San Francisco does some truth telling. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235603 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235603 Jenn Steele A female executive in San Francisco does some truth telling. Age Really Is Just a Number When It Comes to Entrepreneurial Success Years of experience in business is a better indicator than age, young or old, when guessing who will complete the trek to success. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235357 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235357 George Deeb Years of experience in business is a better indicator than age, young or old, when guessing who will complete the trek to success. The Hard Truth About How Much Your Invention is Really Worth Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235438 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235438 Martin Zwilling Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply. The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235483 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235483 Adam Callinan Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses. San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235575 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235575 Laura Entis After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco. How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235475 Steve Tobak The are six factors that investors will focus on when evaluating your business. Know them by heart. Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge Venture capitalists opened their wallets wide during the second quarter, but venture-backed initial public offerings fell. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235509 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235509 Ari Levy Venture capitalists opened their wallets wide during the second quarter, but venture-backed initial public offerings fell. Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235528 Kate Taylor A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. Aereo's Plan B: Fine, We're a Cable Provider The streaming TV startup that lost against big broadcasters in the Supreme Court is still not giving up. It's giving in. Well, sort of. Here's how. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235514 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235514 Kim Lachance Shandrow The streaming TV startup that lost against big broadcasters in the Supreme Court is still not giving up. It's giving in. Well, sort of. Here's how.